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Publication numberUS1494742 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateMay 20, 1924
Filing dateJan 24, 1923
Priority dateJan 24, 1923
Publication numberUS 1494742 A, US 1494742A, US-A-1494742, US1494742 A, US1494742A
InventorsHills Ernest E
Original AssigneeRobert F Hildebrandt, William O Seiwert
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Device for consuming beverages
US 1494742 A
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May 20 1924. 1,494,742

E. E. HILLS DEVICE FOR CONSUMING BEVERAGES Filed Jan. 24. 1923 awe/M701 ZI /763i Maia Patented May 20, 1924.

UNITED STATES PATENT oFFlcE.

ERNEST E. HILLS, OF APPLETON, WISCONSIN, ASEEIGNOR OF ONE-FOURTH TO WILLIAM O. SEIWERT AND ONE-FOUBTH TO BQBERT F. HILDEBRANDT, BOTH OF APIPLETON,

WISCONSIN.

DEVICE FOR CO'NSUMING BEVERAGES.

Application filed January 24., 1923. Serial No. 614,715.

T 0 all whom it may concern:

Be it known that I, ERNEST E. I-IILLs, a citizen of the United States, residing at Appleton, in the county of Outagamie and State of l/Visconsin, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in a Device for Consuming Beverages, of which the following is a specification.

The present invention relates to a device for consuming a beverage and has for its principal object to provide such a device with which a certain amount of ice cream or any other frozen confectionery may be mixed with a beverage for flavoring the same and consumed through the device.

Another important object of the device is to provide a structure capable of holding an amount of ice cream or the like so that the ice cream may be readily inserted into the ordinary soda bottle.

With the above and numerous other objects in View as will appear as the description progresses, the invention resides in certain novel features of construction, and the combination and arrangement of parts as will be hereinafter more fully described and claimed.

In the drawing Figure 1 is an eleva-tional view showing my device as used,

Figure 2 is an elevation of the device,

Figure 3 is a transverse section taken substantially on the line 33 of Figure 2 looking in the direction of the arrow, and

Figure 4 is a perspective view showing the upper portion of an ice cream can with my device inserted therein.

Referring to the drawing in detail it will be seen that the device consists of a tube 1 which is tapered at its upper end as at 2 for receiving an ordinary soda straw 3. A handle 4 projects transversely adjacent the upper end of the tube 1 so that the device may be readily handled. Ice cream holding means is situated on the base portion of the tube 1 and includes a plurality of transversely. curved blades 5 which are curved concentrically with each other as is illustrated to advantage in Figure 3.

In using the device it is first inserted in an ice cream container as is illustrated in Figure 4 and then turned to the right or in a clockwise direction which will cause the cream to cling between the blades 5. The

straw may be inserted on the tapered end 7 2 thereof and the contents of the bottle drawn therefrom and drank by the user. The beverage will be saturated by the ice cream clinging to the blades 5 and thereby flavored. From experience it has been found that this produces a novel and very palatable beverage which is enjoyed by those who have tasted the same.

Although I have described my device with a certain degree of particularity it is to be understood that only the preferred construction has been illustrated and that numerous changes in the details of construction and the combination and arrangement of parts may be resorted to without departing from the spirit of the invention as hereinafter claimed.

Having thus described my invention what I claim as new is 1. In combination, a drinking tube and a plurality of blades radiating therefrom.

2. In combination, a drinking tube and a plurality of curved blades extending therefrom.

3. In combination, a drinking tube and a plurality of blades radiating from the drinking tube and extending longitudinally thereof substantially throughout the/entire length thereof.

4. In combination, a drinking tube, a plurality of blades extending from the drinking tube, each blade extending longitudinally of the drinking tube substantially the entire length thereof and curved transversely.

5. In combination, a drinking tube, a plurality of blades extending from the drinking tube substantially the length thereof and a handle provided on the drinking tube at a point not provided with the blade.

In testimony whereof I aflix my signature in presence of two witnesses.

ERNEST E. HILLS.

Witnesses: M. E. PFEFFER, CARL J. BEGHER.

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US2613107 *Sep 14, 1950Oct 7, 1952Hartnett Paul LSwirling and mixing sipping straw
US3332622 *Jun 3, 1966Jul 25, 1967Lombard Richard ADrinking straw
US3749312 *Apr 27, 1972Jul 31, 1973Panzer NDrinking straw for double contrast radiography
US5039012 *Nov 27, 1989Aug 13, 1991Koichi InabaStraw for beverages
US20110127349 *Nov 30, 2009Jun 2, 2011Akshay SrivatsanMulti-person straw for sharing/tasting beverages
US20140263718 *Mar 15, 2013Sep 18, 2014Kathie Ann MarouthisStraw with hygiene pick
Classifications
U.S. Classification30/141, 239/86, 138/178, 62/320, 239/33
International ClassificationA47G21/00, A47G21/18
Cooperative ClassificationA47G21/183
European ClassificationA47G21/18F